While it’s important to take what we do seriously, what we do is not who we are—and we can’t take ourselves too seriously. 

Life is one gigantic spectacle and no matter how we see ourselves in the cosmic mix, we’re only a speck in a massive universe. 

When we get stuck taking ourselves too seriously, our ability to progress is hindered because we become too worried thinking about what everybody else is thinking about us, our choices and our actions. Our naturally creative selves suffer. Instead of glowing and flowing, we start getting sticky—unable to extricate ourselves from excessive self-examination. We question our instincts. Artistic flair falters. Humor dulls. Excitement fades. Life ebbs. 

Our wrinkles run deep from laughter—except those between our eyebrows, which are often our “Did I really just do that?” or “What the heck?” wrinkles. Regardless, they’re a part of us— little carvings in our face of all the experiences and challenges we’ve surmounted. 

Enjoy the day! Don’t take life too seriously! 

I’m @DianGriesel aka @SilverDisobedience the author of The Silver Disobedience Playbook I’m a Perception Analyst who shares my Daily Meditations for other Ageless, Passionate & Curious People.